Aerospace and Defence
Morson are the UK's No.1 aerospace recruiter, supplying the aerospace and defence industry for 50 years.
We currently have over 7,000 blue and white contractors on assignment across the globe.
We pride ourselves on our involvement with some of the world’s most prominent aerospace and defence organisations, having developed good working relationships with companies that are running many of the most exciting aerospace projects the industry has to offer.
In such a diverse industry, aviation and aerospace jobs can take candidates down a wide range of career paths, both internationally and here in the UK. With aerospace jobs required in both military and civilian aviation projects, this dynamic sector regularly throws up a whole host of new opportunities for those interested in working in the industry. Candidates can find opportunities from aviation quality and inspection jobs to aeronautical engineering.
Our aerospace and defence recruitment teams are divided into five specialist sectors - systems and software, design and analysis, manufacturing and production, MRO, and professional services. Dividing our recruitment teams in this way helps us cater for individuals and organisations looking to fill specialist aerospace jobs. Our specialist recruitment teams have a proven track record of being able to locate and successfully place talent across the full lifecycle of aviation and aerospace projects, from the initial design, test and validation stages through to the manufacturing, production and delivery phases. From our extensive candidate talent pool, we are able to source personnel who have vast skill sets, enabling us to recruit individuals that can support the components of each technical area across land, sea and air platforms.
Our dedicated Systems and Software division continues to develop and grow as the demand and requirements for specialist personnel increases. Our team have experience placing systems and software engineering candidates across all areas of the aerospace and defence sector, from complex missile systems contracts, to the integration of sophisticated avionics systems in aircraft and helicopters.
The specialist recruitment consultants that make up our aerospace design team are experts in their field. We’ve got experience sourcing and supplying exceptional individuals for niche disciplines in projects both in the UK and around the world. We work with some of the world’s most prominent and exciting aerospace and defence organisations, who are always on the lookout for candidates of exceptional quality to fulfil challenging new roles.
We have full capability in blue and white collar skills, able to supply personnel globally. With 40 years as the UK's leading recruitment supplier our core disciplines range from manufactuing engineers to jig and tool designers.
We provide resources and line maintenance support from 'A checks' through to 'D checks', service bulletins and engine changes. Other support activites include: process management, fuel tank repair, AOG teams, training and apprenticeships. We work with Airbus and Boeing fleets, military fixed wing and rotary aircraft with over 3000 personnel on assignment. In 2018 Morson expanded our MRO capabilities by gaining EASA Part 145 approvals on Boeing 737, Airbus A320 and A330 aircraft. Our MRO activities are an exciting new part of the business that is growing fast. Morson’s line stations have full tooling provision and utilise the latest and greatest equipment in the business. This includes mobile iPads with Morson’s proprietary aircraft maintenance system “MAES.mobile”.
Our professional services recruitment team completes our 'one stop shop' offering of aerospace recruitment services. We recruit for finance, HR, procurement and business change verticals and have 750 white collar contractors on client sites.
We spoke to Senior Systems Engineer at Thales, Estel Dandridge, who took us through the project and her career...
Electricians required for work within (CWEW) Combined Weapons & Electrical workshop onsite at Devonport Dockyard in Plymouth. You will be required to undertake the following tasks/duties: Undertake the repair and maintenance of electrical systems as required on ships/submarine/land based systems in the marine defence and commercial industry. Read drawings, interpret work instructions and perform the work to time, cost and quality. Ability to overhaul and install a variety of electrical equipment in control, distribution and control systems covering areas such as weapons, navigation, sensors and communications systems. Set to work by the use of test equipment. Carry out functional tests and surveys. Competent to use general workshop machinery and hand tools related to the role of electrical fitter. Cleaning up of own work arisings. Slinging duties as required. Any other task within the individuals competence as directed by the company. NVQ 3/City & Guilds, 17/18th Edition certification is required for this role.
Recognised apprenticed electricians required for work at Devonport Royal Naval Dockyard Plymouth within the Controlled Weapons & Engineering Workshop (CWEW). Suitable candidates must be experienced in the overhauling of Breakers, Switch gear & Control gear which has been removed from the Royal Naval Surface Ships/Submarines during refit & repair works. Mainly factory based bench work with occasional afloat work required. These positions are Long term. Standard hours of work are 36 Hours per week, Monday to Thursday 07.30-15.30 with 45 mins unpaid lunch break & Friday 07.30 - 13:30
Our Broughton Client has a requirement for a Manufacturing Engineer to work on mixed airbus production lines, supporting test equipment development and improvement projects, control and maintain associated documentation, introduction of new line side support equipment, decommissioning and redeployment of existing tooling. Knowledge of Airbus SAP, good understanding of Airbus Fuel, electrical, hydraulic systems required.
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